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Psychiatry (INACTIVE)

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  • Research shows gay and lesbian couples are good parents

    More than 30 years of scientific research have shown that children do best when raised by two loving, committed parents, regardless of gender. This is the conclusion reached by a comprehensive review of virtually every study on the subject conducted by...
  • Army pauses operations for mandatory suicide prevention training

    Army pauses operations for mandatory suicide prevention training
    At Fort Meade, where the suicide rate among service members is six times higher than that of the entire state, a crowd of 75 soldiers offered mostly silence when Mark Fisher asked them to list potential warning signs that a colleague is about to take...
  • Stay in balance on your summer vacation

    Stay in balance on your summer vacation
    By Bailey Shiffler Special to The Baltimore Sun A summer vacation implies relaxation, but it doesn't guarantee it. In the age of 24-hour connectivity, it's nearly impossible to clear the mind and give in to leisure. Even when lying on the sands of a...
  • Crofton man could be held for a week without charges, authorities say

    A Crofton man with a cache of weapons who is accused of having threatened a former co-worker may be held for a week in a hospital before authorities decide whether to charge him with a crime, law enforcement officials said Saturday. Neil Edwin Prescott,...
  • Aurora copycat?

    Aurora copycat?
    With the deadly shooting that killed 12 people and injured 58 at an Aurora, Colo., theater still fresh in people's minds, authorities in Prince George's Countywere right to waste no time last week investigating the case of a Crofton man who reportedly...
  • Charges in Maryland 'joker' case on deck

    Charges in Maryland 'joker' case on deck
    Prosecutors face a ticking clock as they continue to build a case against the Crofton man who they believe threatened to commit a workplace shooting while calling himself "a joker." Authorities said Monday that they plan to file charges against Neil...
  • Md. man accused in cannibal case deemed incompetent to stand trial

    Md. man accused in cannibal case deemed incompetent to stand trial
    Alexander Kinyua, the college student accused of killing a family friend and ingesting his heart and brain, has been declared incompetent to stand trial, according to court records. Harford County State's Attorney Joseph I. Cassilly said in an Aug. 13...
  • Former Howard assistant principal gets 90 days for stealing credit cards from colleagues

    A former Howard County assistant principal who pleaded guilty to using stolen credit cards from school system employees and using them to purchase more than $2,500 in merchandise was sentenced to 90 days in prison Thursday. Patricia Kelly Murray, 40,...
  • Judge rules teen charged in Columbia stabbing death competent to stand trial

    A Howard County judge ruled Friday the Columbia teen charged with stabbing and murdering another teen in a Columbia apartment complex last July is competent to stand trial, according to T. Wayne Kirwan, spokesman for the Howard County State's Attorney's...
  • Maryland panel begins look at gun access by mentally ill

    A state task force composed of police, mental health advocates and gun rights representatives began its look Tuesday at whether Maryland laws governing gun access by the mentally ill should be changed. Questions the 17-member panel will consider...
  • Sallie P. Mink, registered nurse

    Sallie P. Mink, registered nurse
    Sallie P. Mink, a registered nurse who for 20 years had been educational director for depression and related affective disorders at Johns Hopkins Hospital, died Saturday of brain cancer at Keswick Multi-Care Center. The one-time Ruxton resident who...
  • Cannibalism is extremely rare, experts say

    Cannibalism is extremely rare, experts say
    In a career spanning three decades, forensic psychiatrist Steven Hoge has evaluated just a handful of people implicated in acts of cannibalism. It's exceedingly rare behavior, he says, and clear answers are often elusive when it does occur. "I understand...